Doris Hare (1905–2000)


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Doris Hare was born on March 1, 1905 in Bargoed, Monmouthshire, Wales as Doris Breamer Hare. She was an actress, known for On the Buses (1969), Second Best (1994) and On the Buses (1971). She was married to John Fraser Roberts. She died on May 30, 2000 in Denville Hall, Northwood, Hillingdon, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

(1969-1973)
Second Best Mrs. Hawkins
(1994)
On the Buses Stan's Mum
(1971)
The Avengers Mrs. Briggs
(1961)

Filmography

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 1994 Second Best
Mrs. Hawkins
 1990 Nuns on the Run
Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart
 1988 Alexei Sayle's Stuff (TV Series)
Dolly - Goddess of Bleach
- Cartesian Dualism for the Fuller Figure (1988) ... Dolly - Goddess of Bleach
 1987 The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole (TV Series)
Queenie
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Queenie
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Queenie
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Queenie
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Queenie
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Queenie
 1986 Comrade Dad (TV Series)
Gran
- Cars That Pass in the Night (1986) ... Gran
- My Vegetable Love (1986) ... Gran
- Dangerous Connections (1986) ... Gran
- Of Gods and Heroes (1986) ... Gran
- The Lost Domain (1986) ... Gran
 1986 Never the Twain (TV Series)
Lil
- Thicker Than Water (1986) ... Lil
 1985 The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ (TV Series)
Queenie Baxter
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Queenie Baxter
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Queenie Baxter
 1984 Sharing Time (TV Series)
Grandmother
- Together Forever (1984) ... Grandmother
 1982 Nanny (TV Series)
Mrs. Fanshawe
- A Twist of Fate (1982) ... Mrs. Fanshawe
- Out of the Shadows (1982) ... Mrs. Fanshawe
- Ashes to Ashes (1982) ... Mrs. Fanshawe
 1981 Diamonds (TV Series)
Dora Coleman
- House of Cards (1981) ... Dora Coleman
- Consider Thy Job, Servant (1981) ... Dora Coleman
- My End Is My Beginning (1981) ... Dora Coleman
- Implosion (1981) ... Dora Coleman
- Middle Game (1981) ... Dora Coleman
 1980 Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (TV Movie)
Rose Pratt
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Milena
- Shooting the Chandelier (1977) ... Milena
 1977 Three Piece Suite (TV Series)
Mrs. Harris (segment "Walking the Dog")
- Little Things... That Go Bump in the Night/Every Day in Every Way/Walking the Dog (1977) ... Mrs. Harris (segment "Walking the Dog")
 1973 Holiday on the Buses
Mrs. Mabel Butler
 1969-1973 On the Buses (TV Series)
Mum
- Gardening Time (1973) ... Mum
- Friends in High Places (1973) ... Mum
- The Allowance (1973) ... Mum
- What the Stars Foretell (1973) ... Mum
- The Visit (1973) ... Mum
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Mum (segment "On the Buses")
 1972 Mutiny on the Buses
Stan's Mum
 1971 Granny Gets the Point (Short)
Granny
 1971 On the Buses
Stan's Mum
 1970 Day of Rest (Short)
 1969 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Mum
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Madame Hanska
- But What a Sweet Little Room (1969) ... Madame Hanska
 1961-1969 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Alice Pickens / Alice Pickins / Maud / ...
- Episode #1.900 (1969) ... Alice Pickens
- Episode #1.897 (1969) ... Alice Pickens
- Episode #1.895 (1969) ... Alice Pickens
- Episode #1.869 (1969) ... Alice Pickens
- Episode #1.868 (1969) ... Alice Pickins
 1969 Her Majesty's Pleasure (TV Series)
Agnes Mills
- The Bad Seed (1969) ... Agnes Mills
 1969 Mr. Digby Darling (TV Series)
Mrs. Bullivant
- Facts of Life (1969) ... Mrs. Bullivant
 1968 City '68 (TV Series)
Mary Barrett
- The System: The House That Jigger Built (1968) ... Mary Barrett
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mrs. Todd
- Home Sweet Honeycomb (1968) ... Mrs. Todd
 1968 The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (TV Series)
Ma
 1968 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mother
- The Sinner (1968) ... Mother
 1967 Beggar My Neighbour (TV Series)
Mum
- Gone But Not Forgotten (1967) ... Mum
 1961-1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Benson / Mrs. Small
- Touch and Go (1966) ... Mrs. Benson
- A Kiss for the Constable (1961) ... Mrs. Small
 1966 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- It Never Rains (1966)
 1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Mrs. Barlow
- The Crooked Ring (1965) ... Mrs. Barlow
 1965 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #6.1 (1965) ... Various Roles
 1964 Esther Waters (TV Series)
Mrs. Randall
- The Lottery (1964) ... Mrs. Randall
 1964 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Prossett
- Admirer at Number Eight (1964) ... Mrs. Prossett
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Mrs. Tombs
- The Man Who Won the Pools (1964) ... Mrs. Tombs
 1964 Badger's Bend (TV Series)
Mrs. Hayden
- Episode #3.8 (1964) ... Mrs. Hayden
 1963 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Martin
- Nicked at the Bottle (1963) ... Mrs. Martin
 1963 A Place to Go
Lil Flint
 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Sophie Wilmot
- Silent Witnesses (1961) ... Sophie Wilmot
 1961 The Eggheads (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1961)
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Mrs. Briggs
- The Frighteners (1961) ... Mrs. Briggs
 1961 If the Crown Fits (TV Series)
Mother
- Gambling (1961) ... Mother
 1961 Alfred Marks Time (TV Series)
 1961 Theatre 70 (TV Series)
Mrs. Breasley
- Answered Prayers (1961) ... Mrs. Breasley
 1960 Coronation Street: Second Dry Run (TV Movie)
Martha Longhurst
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Hanmer
- The Silver Whistle (1960) ... Mrs. Hanmer
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Mrs. King
- Episode #2.8 (1960) ... Mrs. King
 1960 A House Called Bell Tower (TV Series)
Mrs. Marlin
- Away to the Sea (1960) ... Mrs. Marlin
- The Shadow of Nicholas (1960) ... Mrs. Marlin
- The House Must Be Saved (1960) ... Mrs. Marlin
- In the Tower (1960) ... Mrs. Marlin
- Gary Starts a New Life (1960) ... Mrs. Marlin
 1960 The League of Gentlemen
Molly Weaver
 1958 Another Time, Another Place
Mrs. Bunker
 1957 Strangers' Meeting
Nellie
 1953-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Maisie / Old Agnes
- Treasure in Store (1956) ... Maisie
- The Five Pound Note (1953) ... Old Agnes
 1955 No Smoking
Customer
 1955 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Lydia
- Present Tense (1955) ... Lydia
 1954 Cross-Up
Nurse Brady
 1954 Double Exposure
Woman Police Sergeant
 1953 Thought to Kill
Agnes
 1950 Dance Hall
Blonde
 1949 The History of Mr. Polly
May Pant
 1948 The Light of Heart (TV Movie)
Fan
 1948 Here Come the Huggetts
Mrs. Fisher
 1948 It's Hard to Be Good
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1948 The Beggar's Opera (TV Movie)
Diana Trapes / Molly Brazen
 1948 Halesapoppin! (TV Movie)
 1948 Thrice Upon a Time (TV Movie)
 1940/I She Couldn't Say No
Amelia Reeves
 1939 Discoveries
Bella Brown
 1938 North Sea Patrol
Mrs. Maybridge
 1938 Byng-Ho! (TV Series)
 1935 Opening Night
 1935 Jubilee Window (uncredited)
 1935 Night Mail (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Vivian Ellis's musical, "The Water Gipsies," at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, England with Dora Bryan, Jerry Verno, Vivienne Martin, Tom Swift, Peter Graves, Wallace Eaton, Margo Cunningham, George James, and Norman Hackworth in the cast. Charles Hickman was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Doria Hare

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'll do anything, dear, as long as they pay me.

Trivia:

Stage debut aged three in a portable theatre operated by her parents in Bargoed, South Wales. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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